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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Jefferson Villa Ref: 29819

Jefferson Villa has been converted from a 1930s bungalow to a contemporary dormer bungalow with conservatory. This detached holiday property, adjacent to the owners’ home, is located on the picturesque Isle of Sheppey. With views of the sea and a country park opposite, this is a delightful, spacious property that can suit many occasions. Jefferson Villa boasts an enclosed garden with barbecue and seating area for those evenings in the sunshine. Attractions locally include the village of Eastchurch with its aviation memorial, Minster Abbey and its gatehouse museum, full of history and culture, and Barton’s Point, Halfway. Two nature reserves close by include Elmley and Harty, perfect for scenic walks and bird watching. The famous city of Canterbury with its dominant city walls, cathedral and boutique shops are only 40 minutes away. Beach 2½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Step to entrance: Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Conservatory. 1 twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Most rooms with wooden floor. First floor: 2 double bedrooms: (one 5ft), one with additional single, both sharing Jack ’n’ Jill bathroom with toilet.

Electric coal-effect fire in living room included. Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. iPod dock. Gas cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Large enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Couples and family bookings only.

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NOW
£346-£1057
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are six period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house originally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. Earl’s Cottage (ref 30376) is an Edwardian cottage dating back to the time of Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle. Adjacent to Knight’s Cottage, Earl’s Cottage is just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedra...

Ground floor: Living room with French doors and wooden floor. Second living room. Dining room with French doors. Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 double bedrooms, (6ft zip and link, can be twin on request). Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Woodburner in living room and open fire in second living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating included. Additional Freeview TV. Additioanl DVD. Range. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed, lawned garden with terrace and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. NB: Sloping bank and steps in garden.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

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NOW
£1350-£1350
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
The Granary Ref: 29851

A quiet rural retreat

The Granary at Tudor Barn is a detached, converted property, set in its own landscaped courtyard garden adjacent to the owners’ 16th-century barn, which is itself situated in 3 acres of rural land with a pond and surrounded by countryside and wildlife. It lies just outside the quaint village of Sutton Valence and is accessed by a quiet, single track lane. Completely restored, the property has a light, open feel with floor-to-ceiling windows in the living area, and is suitable for a romantic break or family holiday, with opportunities for walking, cycling, and birdwatching. It is also well placed for visiting many local NT properties including Sissinghurst, Stoneacre, Smallhythe, Bodiam Castle and Leeds Castle. There is fishing locally as well as many golf courses, and balloon rides and light aircraft flights over Kent countryside are available from Headcorn Aerodrome, a 10-minute drive. Canterbury with its cathedral, city walls, boat trips, shops and restaurants, is a 40-minute drive. The delightful Cinque Port town of Tenterden is a 25-minute drive, with its picturesque high street, antique shops, restaurants and Kent & East Sussex Railway. Medieval Rye is 20 minutes on from Tenterden and a sand dune beach at Camber can be found a further 5 minutes away. The Eurotunnel, with its 35-minute crossings, is about 35 minutes away, for easy day trips to France. Headcorn is 4 miles for most facilities. Shop and restaurant 2 miles, pub 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams and wooden floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with patio doors and en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with patio doors and wooden floor.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot on request. Satellite TV (full package). DVD. MP3 dock. Electric range. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small courtyard with patio/sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Landscaped grounds. Ample parking. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Couples and family bookings only. NB: External staircase from first floor bedroom to garden. Pond in owners’ garden.

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NOW
£346-£994
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are six period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house originally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. Earl’s Cottage (ref 30376) is an Edwardian cottage dating back to the time of Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle. Adjacent to Knight’s Cottage, Earl’s Cottage is just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedra...

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom with sloping ceiling. Can be booked with Keeper’s House (ref 27985) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

Electric heaters and NSH included. Electric cooker. Fenced garden with terrace and furniture. Fishing in pond. Parking (1 car). NB: Access via shared driveway.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

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NOW
£450-£800
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

These stylishly renovated, adjoining holiday barns (refs PPPC and PNNF) lie on the edge of a very pretty village on the River Medway set in a conservation area. From Church Barn La Grande’s garden, one can see the church and rooftop views of the village and also river glimpses. Originally built in 1890, they retain many beams and a superb vaulted ceiling, yet achieve a modern, sleek interior. Explore the towpath or walk The Pilgrim’s Way, visit Kits Coty House, the Medway Megaliths and Aylesford Priory. Maidstone,
2 miles, offers good shops and nightlife. Leeds Castle and the Museum of Kent Life are a short drive. Bluewater is 20 minutes by car; there are good train links to London and Rochester. Local shop, public house and Hengist restaurant (award winning) just 150 yards away.

Living room with tiled floor and step down to well-equipped kitchen/dining room with French doors. Double bedroom with oak floor. Step down to twin bedroom with oak floor. Shower room with toilet. Beamed throughout.

  • Freesat TV
  • iPod dock
  • Washer/dryer
  • Enclosed lawned garden with terrace

  • Electricity, full gas underfloor central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Wi-fi
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

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NOW
£330-£792
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are six period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house originally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. Earl’s Cottage (ref 30376) is an Edwardian cottage dating back to the time of Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle. Adjacent to Knight’s Cottage, Earl’s Cottage is just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedra...

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining room/kitchen with beams. Utility/shower room (no toilet). Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, (one 6ft zip and link), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over corner bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating included. Electric cooker. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Lawned garden with terrace and furniture. Parking (3 cars). NB: 10 steps in garden.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

WAS
NOW
£700-£1350
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are six period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house originally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. Earl’s Cottage (ref 30376) is an Edwardian cottage dating back to the time of Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle. Adjacent to Knight’s Cottage, Earl’s Cottage is just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedra...

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with beams. Utility room. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with roll top, ball and claw bath, shower attachment and toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (one 5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with bath and shower cubicle (no toilet). Separate toilet. Steep stairs to second floor: 1 twin bedroom with sloping ceiling. Can be booked with Weir Cottage (ref 27987) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

Gas central heating and gas included. Gas cooker. Gas Aga. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Fenced, terraced garden and furniture. Fishing in pond. Ample parking. NB: Access via shared driveway.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

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NOW
£1200-£1850
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2

Part of a Kentish oast house and adjoining the owner’s home, this cosy holiday cottage, in an AONB, is in a tiny hamlet by the historic church of St Catherine Kingsdown. With direct access to public footpaths over fields and woodland. Doddington Gardens and birdwatching nearby, Canterbury, Leeds Castle and Rochester are an easy drive, as well as Whitstable, famous for its seafood restaurants and oysters. Channel tunnel and ferry ports for France 30 minutes. Howletts and Port Lympne Wildlife Park, ½ hour drive. Horse riding, 5 miles, trout fishing, 10 miles. Shops and pub 1 mile.

Ground floor: Step to living/dining room/kitchen. Open tread stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

NSH and electricity included (£30per week October-April). Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot on request. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi. Sitting-out area to side of cottage and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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NOW
£263-£611
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are six period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house originally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. Earl’s Cottage (ref 30376) is an Edwardian cottage dating back to the time of Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle. Adjacent to Knight’s Cottage, Earl’s Cottage is just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedra...

External open tread stairs to entrance. All on first floor: Living room with beams. Dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower over bath (no toilet). Separate toilet.

Electric woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating and gas included. Gas cooker. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Courtyard and furniture. Parking (2 cars).

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

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NOW
£700-£1200
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Randall Cottage Ref: 27952

This 400 year old thatched holiday cottage, in the middle of a row of three, is set back from the road in the pretty village of Yalding, in the ‘Garden of England’ surrounded by apple orchards and hop fields. Yalding boasts one of the finest medieval bridges in the south east of England and is where the River Teise and the River Beult join the Medway. Walks start from the doorstep as the Greensand Way and Medway Valley walk cross here. Maidstone is 6 miles and this is a good base for exploring the National Trust properties and castles of Kent. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

Lower ground floor: Kitchen with breakfast area. Open-sided stairs to ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Open-sided stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single.

Electric coal-effect fire in living room included. Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Front garden with sitting-out area and furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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NOW
£519-£519
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Crismill Oast Ref: 27500

This tastefully converted first floor apartment adjoins the owners home and is part of a Kentish Oast House. Walks abound from the doorstep, golf, fishing and pony trekking are available locally. Just 2 miles away is the fairy tale moated Leeds Castle with its maze, falconry days, hot air balloon rides and much more. This is an excellent holiday base for visiting the numerous places of interest that Kent has to offer. This property is adjacent to The Water Tower, ref 13684. Bearsted station with trains into London is 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Internal stairs to entrance. All on first floor: Living/dining room with beams. Kitchen with sloping ceiling. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Bathroom with slipper bath, shower cubicle, toilet and sloping ceiling.

Gas woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared area of lawned garden with garden bench. Parking (1 car). No smoking. No children under 12 years.

WAS
NOW
£325-£832
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are six period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Castle View (ref 27989) is a beautifully appointed 200 year old historic apartment, the upper floor of a former oast house originally used for drying hops. It is situated on a quiet lane on the western boundary of the castle estate.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. Earl’s Cottage (ref 30376) is an Edwardian cottage dating back to the time of Lady Baillie, the last private owner of the castle. Adjacent to Knight’s Cottage, Earl’s Cottage is just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedra...

Ground floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room. Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 double bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin, each with sloping ceiling. Bathroom with bath and shower cubicle and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating and gas included. 5-hob gas range with double oven. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large lawned garden with terrace and furniture. Parking (2 cars). NB: 8 steps in garden.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

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